Albina Muratbekova

Albina Muratbekova

Junior Research fellow

Dr.Albina Muratbekova is a research fellow of the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. Albina holds a PhD degree in Oriental Studies from Al Farabi Kazakh National University. She was a Fellow of the EUCACIS PhD support programme, Fudan Fellow 2017, a visiting student of the Cambridge Central Asia Forum at the University of Cambridge along with being an exchange student at Lanzhou University. Previously, she had worked at the international departments of Narxoz and AlmaU universities on the implementation of the internationalization strategy of th

Staff's Publications


February 26, 2019

President Mirziyoyev’s Pivot to Central Asian Cooperation: Progress Made over Two Years

Uzbekistan, which shares common borders with all the Central Asian states and Afghanistan, has become a key trendsetter in the region during the past two years. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who came to power after the death of the country’s first president, Islam Karimov, in August 2016 and won the election in […]
January 15, 2019

India’s 2019 Elections: What to Expect?

In April-May 2019, India, the world’s largest democracy, will experience its 17th national elections, thus midway through the pre-election race it would be interesting to overview the ongoing competition of the major parties and expectations of the electorate. Given that India, with more than 815 million people eligible to vote, represents […]
December 26, 2018

China Factor in Recent South Asian Politics

During the past few months, the South Asian region, home to one fourth of the global population and one of the least economically integrated regions in the world, faced several political and economic challenges that may have long-term consequences. One of the important factors in shaping both internal and external […]
November 19, 2018

India’s Interest in Central Asia: New Trends

In recent years, India’s relations with the Central Asian states that date back to antiquity have acquired strategic significance. At present, Delhi considers Central Asia as an “extended neighborhood” and promotes its interests in the region based on deep cultural and promising commercial linkages. Relying upon the Soviet-time strategic arrangement, […]
November 17, 2018

Rogun Hydropower Plant in Action: The First Unit is Commissioned

With Tajik President Rahmon’s words “Rogun will be the pride of every citizen of our country now and in the future, it will be the source of patriotism and dedication, as well as warm feelings and honor of the Tajik nation!”, the solemn ceremony of launching the first power generation […]
October 22, 2018

Geostrategic Games in the Indian Ocean: The Case of the Maldives

At the end of September 2018, the Maldives, a small islands state, linking through the sea lanes East Asia to the Middle East, played a key role in the geostrategic games taking place in the Indian Ocean. The reason was the presidential election held in the Maldives on September 23, […]